Waste Co. Sues Philly Over $6B Airport Expansion Land Tiff

Law360, Philadelphia (September 3, 2013, 5:10 PM EDT) -- A solid-waste disposal company sued the city of Philadelphia in state court on Friday, contending the city’s efforts to cancel its lease as part of a $6.4 billion effort to expand Philadelphia International Airport are illegitimate and will cost the company $5 million.

Victory Recycling Inc., which subleases a parcel of city land near the airport from the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, attacked the city’s notice to terminate its lease on Sept. 1.

Victory says its lease states that if the land is not used...
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